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Joana Calado

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
S9, SB8

Further personal information

Residence
Manchester, ENG
Occupation
Coach, Technical Analyst
Languages
English, Portuguese, Spanish
Higher education
Biomedical Science - University of Manchester: England

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She learned to swim at age four. She began training at age 11 at the GesLoures club in Portugal.
Club / Team
Northern Wave [ENG] / Sporting Clube de Portugal [POR]:

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"Success is not mission impossible, but the result of hard work." (medium.com, 04 May 2016)
Impairment
She is missing her right arm below the elbow. (Facebook profile, 08 Jul 2014)
Other information
OTHER STUDIES
She has studied multimedia and information technology at the University of Salford in England. (LinkedIn profile, 2016)

YOUNG PARALYMPIAN
At age 15 she was the youngest member of the Portuguese team at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. She celebrated her 16th birthday during the Games. (jogosolimpicospequim.com, 15 Dec 2009)